2017 Kansas Statutes
Chapter 76 STATE INSTITUTIONS AND AGENCIES; HISTORICAL PROPERTY
Article 7 STATE EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS; MANAGEMENT AND OPERATION
76-770 Research and development activities, procurements and travel allowances; procedures, guidelines and exemptions; definitions.
76-770. Research and development activities, procurements and travel allowances; procedures, guidelines and exemptions; definitions. (a) Each contract entered into by a state educational institution for the acquisition of goods or services for a research and development activity shall be exempt from the provisions of K.S.A. 75-3739 through 75-3744, and amendments thereto, if the contract is financed 50% or more by moneys received from federal agencies or other external sources.
(b) Nothing contained in article 32 of chapter 75 of the Kansas Statutes Annotated shall be construed to limit or prescribe the conduct of any in-state or out-of-state travel or to limit expense allowances for such travel which is undertaken for and funded as a part of any research and development activity of a state educational institution if such expense is funded 50% or more by moneys received from federal agencies or other external sources. The provisions of K.S.A. 75-3208, and amendments thereto, shall not apply to any such travel.
(c) As used in this section:
(1) "Research and development activity" means any center of excellence at a state educational institution, any research or development project or activity at the state educational institution funded under a research matching grant program of the department of commerce, or any other sponsored research project at a state educational institution; and
(2) "state educational institution" means a state educational institution as defined by K.S.A. 76-711, and amendments thereto.
History: L. 1987, ch. 338, § 1; L. 2011, ch. 104, § 46; July 1.